Once you join Emirates Skywards, you can enjoy benefits that increase in value as you move up the tiers. You can easily achieve the next tier by:
Once you achieve the next tier, you enjoy your membership privileges for 14 months, even if you don’t earn enough Tier Miles or take enough flights to retain the tier status in your annual review.
*The Tier Miles offer is currently available for Emirates Skywards cobranded cards in the UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the USA.
What you can expect:
As a Blue member you can enjoy travel benefits from instant upgrades using Skywards Miles at check‑in or on board, waitlist priority and access to free unlimited messaging using our Onboard Wi-Fi when you're travelling in Business Class.
What you can expect:
As a Gold member you have access to all Blue and Silver tier membership benefits as well as 75% bonus Skywards Miles on Emirates flights, and complimentary Economy Class seat selection for you and passengers in your booking.
Frequently Asked Questions
Tier Miles are calculated at the same rate as Skywards Miles; taking into account the fare you have paid, the route and the class of travel. Please note that you can’t earn Tier Miles through our partners, only on Emirates flights, flydubai flights and codeshare flights marketed by Emirates but operated by another airline.
Use our Miles Calculator to see how much you will earn on your next flight.
Remember, you can also move up to a higher tier by taking enough qualifying flights.
Learn more about Emirates Skywards membership tiers.
There are two ways to retain your tier:
Once you have reached a new tier you have a fixed 12-month period in which to earn the Tier Miles you need to keep your status. During this time, you would need to save 25,000 Tier Miles or take 25 qualifying flights to remain in Silver, 50,000 Tier Miles or 50 qualifying flights to remain in Gold and 150,000 Tier Miles and at least one qualifying flight* in First Class or Business Class to remain in Platinum.
*Effective 1 April 2023
You won’t earn additional Tier Miles for being a Silver, Gold or Platinum member. However, you can earn extra Tier Miles by travelling Business Class or First Class or choosing a Flex or Flex Plus fare.
To move up to the next tier you need to earn sufficient Tier Miles or take enough qualifying flights during the tier qualification period.
Silver, Gold and Platinum members are eligible for two personalised luggage tags per tier cycle. Skywards Skysurfers members are also eligible.
Silver, Gold and Platinum members can get their luggage tags printed at the Business Class lounges at Dubai Airport. Platinum members will continue to receive their packs along with their personalised luggage tags.